An estimated 22,000 elephants were illegally killed across Africa last year.
Many conservationists argue that destroying confiscated tusks sends a signal that ivory will no longer be tolerated as a commercial product.
Poisoning by local ranchers, other human-related issues are putting the king of the jungle in jeopardy of losing the title.
A dung beetle in Africa has traded flight for galloping, picking up dried feces along the way. Continue reading →
The death toll is now at 100 and rising for African elephants recently killed by cyanide poisoning in just one Zimbabwe park. Continue reading →
Hyenas might have eaten prehistoric humans, suggests human hair found in a clump of fossilized dung. Continue reading →
Cheetahs are the fastest terrestrial animals, and yet they don't try to outrun prey. They mix handling with speed. Continue reading →
On this World Elephant Day, elephants face the threat of extinction within a decade.
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